Hiking Near Palm Springs – Ladder Canyon
In October of 2021, Maura and I took our first real vacation since the beginning of the pandemic. Graciously invited to sip poolside cocktails in Palm Springs for a few days by our old neighbors, we excitedly counted down the
Effective Exploration (Part 2): Moab and Beyond
Continued from Part 1. March 26, 2017 After the previous day’s dehydration and vomit debacle, I got some fitful, sub-par sleep in my car, parked at one of the many BLM campgrounds outside Moab, UT. I had a bike rental
From Pittsburgh to Paris
To travel is to be uncomfortable. It’s been part of every adventure I’ve taken, but each time, excitement wipes my memory of past discomfort and I end up surprised when every moment of a trip isn’t sipping wine on sun-drenched
There and Back Again: Our Quick Trip to Washington, D.C.
We initially booked our semi-spontaneous trip to Washington, D.C. when we heard the original forecast for the cherry blossom peak. It happened to fall over St. Patrick’s Day weekend, which kicked off Dave’s week-long vacation. What a perfect coincidence! After